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One for the ‘not so perfect’ dads

Screen Shot 2016-06-07 at 16.47.44There is a show coming up at ARC this Wednesday that’s all about dads and how they can make the most unlikely heroes, and it’s just in time for father’s day.

Tribute Acts is the perfect treat for dads, grandads, uncles and brothers, but it’s also for anyone who has ever had a dad or knows someone who is one.

Whether they are DIY experts, confidants, advice givers or the best unqualified mechanic in Teesside, theatre company Theatre State are bringing their new show to ARC and want you to meet their childhood heros. But they are not talking about perfect dads, rather the ones who make mistakes and forget to buy birthday cards, or burn the Sunday dinner, or embarrass you in front of your friends.

Actors and producers Cheryl and Tess from Theatre State couldn’t remember the last proper conversation they had with their own dads, so they interviewed them and filmed it and the result is a hilarious and poignant show, which sees the pair of twenty somethings reminisce about when they were both young, and how they thought their dads were like Tony Blair, Bill Clinton and Pierce Brosnan.

Now living as adults in the New Labour aftermath, Cheryl and Tess attempt to resurrect the lost father figures from their childhoods.

Tribute Acts is an hilarious and boldly honest exploration of family relationships and whether our remembered pasts are in fact, a fiction.

The show is here Wednesday 8 June at 7pm, and tickets are Pay What You Decide. To reserve your ticket call the Box Office on 01642 525199 or visitwww.arconline.co.uk.

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